Karan Johar apologised for writing on fallout with Kajol

Noted filmmaker Karan Johar has apologised profusely having written a chapter in his fallout in a biography  with Kajol when she supported her husband Ajay Devgan in the middle of contest of Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and Ajay’s ‘Shivaay’. ‘I should not have written that chapter’ Johar said adding that ‘I am really sorry’.

Chris Gayle wins damage suit winning $200,000 against allegation of expose to female

The most popular cricketer in world ODIs Chris Gayle on whom an Australian newspaper carried news about that he exposed before a female masseur during 2015 World Cup, had won the case against the paper for $200,000 with the court observing that the ‘attribution of such conduct was very damaging to Chris Gayle’s reputation. Even the jury stated that the report was driven by certain malice.

WhatsApp in TV campaigning against fake news menace

It remained  headache for many over misuse of the prime SM platform WhatsApp and  to ward off fake news menace the Facebook owned company has launched a campaign in India as part of its first ever crusade against the misinformation and rumours. The popular platform WhatsApp had done a similar campaign through the Radio for the awareness among its users in last August & Sept in ten states.

Harsimrat Badal dares PM Imran Khan to act against Pak foreign minister hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs

In an unprecedented move, Akali Dal leader and Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday urged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to take action against his Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi for “hurting sentiments of Sikhs” and using the word ‘googly’ vis-a-vis developments related to Kartarpur Corridor.”….Please walk the talk and take action against Mahmood Qureshi  Badal tweeted.

Ashok Leyland sale in Nov down by 9 %

Commercial Vehicle Major, Ashok Leyland Ltd has reported a drop of 9 percent in its total sales for the month of November 2018 at 13121 units, as against 14457 units in November 2017. M&HCV sales was down 18 percent in November 2018 to 8718 units from 10638 units in November 2017. However, LCV sales was up 15 percent in November 2018 to 4403 units from 3819 units in November 2017.
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NDA top notch lashed out at Rahul Gandhi over jibe at PM

A day after Congress President Rahul Gandhi sought to question the ‘Hindu credential’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as many as three Union Ministers including former BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Sunday – separately – lashed out at the principal opposition party.
Mr Singh was supported by senior Minister Sushma Swaraj as well as party’s vocal leader and another Minister in the Modi cabinet – Smriti Irani.

Rupee slipped by 30 paise against greenback

The Rupee on Monday slipped by 30 paise to 69.89 against the greenback in early trade on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importers, dealers at the Forex Market said. The local unit recorded intra day high and low at 70.09 and 69.85 respectively.
The domestic unit fell due to strong dollar against world currencies, they added.

Honey Trapping through woman by Pak to lure youths in Kashmir into militancy  

 In a novel way of wooing youths of Kashmir into militancy the Pakistanis have initiated a method of ‘honey trapping’ youths of Kashmir. They are later trained by the Pakistan based terror groups as human carriers for arms or links to guide infiltrating militants into Kashmir. A woman was also arrested while acting as a ‘honey trap’.

Priyanka Chopra caught on wrong foot over cracker bursting on her wedding.

It did not go well for Priyanka and Nick when after the wedding the sky in Jodhpur got lit up and covered by thick smoke when a massive cracker show started. Priyanka who wore the cap of an anti-pollution campaigner during last Diwali for India got heavily trolled in twitter for polluting the air in her own wedding. Some called it ‘hypocrisy’.

For Sonali Bendre the fight is not yet over

A prolonged treatment in US by Sonali Bendre in US she has few words for her fans and people affected with cancer to fight back. Reaching Mumbai she told the ‘fight is not yet over’ and she added that she desperately needed the break and she is glad to be in her place and just wanted be here. She was detected high grade cancer in last July.

ମୁମ୍ବାଇ ଫେରିଲେ ସୋନାଲି ବେନ୍ଦ୍ରେ…କିଛି ଦିନ ପରେ କ୍ୟାନସର ଚିକିତ୍ସା ପାଇଁ ପୁଣି ଯିବେ ବିଦେଶ

ନ୍ୟୁୟର୍କରେ ୫ ମାସ ଧରି ଚିକିତ୍ସା ପରେ ମାୟାନଗରୀ ଫେରିଛନ୍ତି କ୍ୟାନସର୍ ପୀଡ଼ିତା ସୋନାଲି ବେନ୍ଦ୍ରେ । ସ୍ୱାମୀ ଗୋଲଡି ବେହେଲଙ୍କ ସହ ବିମାନବନ୍ଦରରେ ପହଞ୍ଚିବା ପରେ ତାଙ୍କୁ ପରିବାର ତଥା ସାଙ୍ଗସାଥୀ ସ୍ୱାଗତ କରିଥିଲେ । କିଛି ଦିନ ପାଇଁ ମୁମ୍ବାଇ ଆସିଛନ୍ତି ସେ । ଅଳ୍ପ ଦିନର ରହଣି ପରେ ସେ ପୁଣି ଚିକିତ୍ସା ପାଇଁ ନ୍ୟୁୟର୍କ ଯିବେ । ପୂର୍ବରୁ ସୋନାଲି ସୋସିଆଲ ମିଡିଆରେ ଲେଖିଥିଲେ ଯେ ଯେଉଁଠି ତାଙ୍କ ହୃଦୟ ଅଛି ଶେଷରେ ସେ ସେଠାକୁ ଫେରୁଛନ୍ତି । ଏହି ଅଳ୍ପ ଦିନର ରହଣିକୁ ସେ ବେଶ୍ ଉପଭୋଗ କରିବେ ବୋଲି ଲେଖିଥିଲେ ।

BJP will suffer if no Ram Temple, Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev on Sunday said if the Ram temple was not constructed soon in Ayodhya, then the faith of people in BJP would loose and it won’t be good for the party.  here,  He said that there were only two ways for the construction of the Ram temple. Either people do on their own or the Govt. do it through legislation, told Baba.

Bill Gate sent to tears by Indian sex worker’s tale

Bill Gates, the IT giant was in tears on hearing the story of a sex worker whose daughter committed suicide after being harassed and ostracised by friends in school.In a book ‘ Stranger Truth: Lessons in Love, leadership and courage from India’s Sex workers    from Gates Foundation that works on prevention of AIDs , in which he talks about the country’s sex worker, their lives and how India is a success story.

Eleven years after South Korean train enters N. Korea

It was from 2008 from when the train tie between the South and North Korea had halted. Now after eleven years almost a train carrying engineers and officials enter South Korea on Friday . The officials and engineers on board shall take stock of the 1,200 North Korean tracks as a start to the country’s future network under modernisation plan for which South Korea received sanction exemption from UN.

‘Want a monster under my bed’ Maneka’s way of reaching out to children in grip of fear

For those children convinced there is a monster lurking under the bed, union minister Maneka Gandhi has the perfect answer is: ”you’re so lucky. I want one too.” Seeking to reach out to children petrified of the dark, ghouls, lizards and things that go bump in the night, Maneka has written a book ”There’s a
Monster Under my Bed! and Other Terrible Terrors’” to help them shed their  fears of these creatures.

Rahul Gandhi takes a jibe at PM saying ‘master of data manipulation’

Rahul Gandhi mocked at the NDA Government  releasing new back series data for the GDP which revised down the GDP growth in the UPA rule,  Rahul Gandhi called Mr. Modi ‘a master of data manipulation’. Rahul tweeted a cartoon showing Mr Modi, on a pedestal alongside tall portrait of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking Arun jaitley to lower the size of Dr. Singh’s portrait.

Argentina channel oversteps limit airing mock figure on Modi’s arrival for G20

When the prime minister of India Narendra Modi arrived in Buenos Aires for the G20 summit the on display was a ‘Simpson’ character cartooned with caption as  LLEGO Apu of Indian ethnicity. An Argentina channel aired the display where it was written in the local language ‘Apu arrives’. For which the channel has been criticised and asked to apologise.

Young man with a mission against plastic

Young man, Bishnu Bhagat, from Odisha’s Baripada town has a different way of campaigning against harm of plastics. He in a novel mode has designed an outfit completely made of different pieces of polythene and other such articles of not bio-degradable material. His aim is to spread the awareness among the children and now widely known as ‘chalta phirta dust-bin’. Where ever he goes is followed by many.

Savita Ben, an NRI, sets the ball rolling for Bullet train project

At her 70s Savita Ben who settled in Germany over three decades ago has taken the lead by giving her ancestral land in Gujrat for the Bullet train project by thus making it the first stretch for the project. Savita Ben runs a restaurant in Germany, has around 71 acres of land in Chansad.

Former US Prez George Bush passes away at 94

Former US president passed away at the age of 94 in Hustom, say family sources. Bush survived by 5 children and 17 grand children, He was the president of US and a last veteran of the World War-II. He was considered to be a consummate public servant who as a president immensely contributed to the process of diluting the apprehensions of a Cold war lasting about four years.

ED summons Robert Vadra on alleged illegal land deal case

Enforcement Directorate on Friday summoned Congress President   Robert Vadra in connection with a case involving land deals in the Kolayat area of Bikaner,   ED officials said  . ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in September 2015. It was alleged that the purchase and sale of land had been done at an extremely high premium by the Vadra-owned Skylight Hospitality through a web of illegal transactions.

Ayushmann Khurrana to be next seen in and as ‘DreAmGirl’

The makers of ‘DreAmGirl’ starring Ayushmann Khurrana took to social media announcing the film’s title in a very unique way.
After the humongous success of ‘AndhaDhun’ and ‘Badhaai Ho’, Ayushmann will next be seen in and as ‘DreAmGirl’.
‘DreAmGirl’ marks the first collaboration of Ayushmann and Balaji Motion Pictures. The film also stars Nushrat Bharucha in a pivotal role alongside Ayushmann.

Congress seniors express concern over damage to democratic structure by Modi regime

Charging the Narendra Modi government of destroying institutions and making attempts to change the Constitution, Senior Congress leaders on Friday said a considerable damage had been caused in the last four and a half years to the Democratic system and the economic structure of the country. Participants expressed concern over the ‘dilution’ of secularism in the country and destroy institutions.

Three killed as truck fell off from Ghat road in Gajpati

Three persons were reported killed when a truck loaded with relief material fell into a ditch 100 mtrs down. The truck met the accident on the Ghat road when the driver perhaps lost control of the vehicle and fell down the Ghat road near R.  Uadaygiri in Gajpati district. However, a probe is  on to find out the exact reason  behind the tragedy.

Woman married teen sent to jail along with 5 month old daughter

A woman has allegedly kidnapped a 17 year old boy and had married him a year back. Basing on a complaint by the boy’s family, Mumbai police arrested her on charges of kidnap and sexual assault and child marriage by the women. She was a two time divorcee  sent to jail along with her 5 moth old daughter.

Ranveer’s gratitude for Deepika

Ranveer Singh who got recently married to Deepika Padukone recalls that, it was Deepika, who ‘grounded me’ in time else the actor said, he would have been carried by the name and fame. Ranveer said that, ‘before she had her blockbuster year, we had already started dating’. Ranveer who recently tied the knot with Deepika told ‘six months into the relationship I knew she was the one’.

Nawazuddin and Nandita conferred at APSA

Filmmaker Nandita Das and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui were awarded at the APSA. Siddiqui after receiving the award has thanked the APSA and thanked specially Nandita Das for getting the award of Best Performance by An actor for his film Manto. ‘Honoured’ said the actor while Das received the FIAPF award for Achievement.

BJD’s door for Dilip Ray are open but on Mohapatra, CM can decide, Pratap Jena

Reacting to media queries the BJD leader and minister for health Pratap Jena has said that ‘for Dilip Ray BJD’s doors are open and he can join the party anytime’ however, Jena reserved his comments on the rumoured entry of Bijay Mohapatra into the BJD. He said that the chief minister only can take a decision as regards the joining of Mohapatra in BJD.

Double whammy for saffrom, Bijay Mohapatra and Dilip Ray quit BJP

Two senior BJP leaders, Bijay Mohapatra and Dillip Ray have resigned from the party today citing inaction on the part of the BJP as regards the interest of Odisha. Reacting the BJP has said that it was foregone conclusion and will have no impact on BJP leadership. Speculations are rife that both may join the BJD but none of the two have made anything clear.

Blast in cracker store kills one

A man died when there was a blast in a cracker godown near Belpahar in which the entire factory has reduced to shambles. Although the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but the fire perhaps started when some cracker was being made. Police has started the probe into this illegally run cracker manufacturing unit.

Thief who apologises for theft

It was in UK that a man who theft a student’s laptop was quick to shoot back an email apologising for the theft. He wrote that he felt bad about it.  He even wrote that he feels bad yet did that due to circumstances. However, the email read that ‘I left your wallet and phone’ those could be some use at least.

Man having 35 kg tumor in abdomen relieved after surgery

A man in US who was often teased by friends for having a beer belly was in fact having a 35 kg cancerous tumor in his abdomen. When he, Hector Hernandez realised it and went to a doctor was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor which took the doctors 6 hours surgery to remove the tumor.

A medical marvel, world’s first genetically modified baby

After modifying genes of child from several wombs of mothers a doctor in China has claimed to have made the first genetically modified baby which is in his lab. Dr. Hu Jiang is stated to have develop the baby that was born two days back after taking genes from nine pregnant women’s womb. Jiang claims by modified genes a child can have new talent and disease free also.

Ayushman’s wife with stage 1A cancer

Most merciless disease is this. Wife of popular cine star Ayushman Khurana’s wife Tahira battles with a stage1A cancer. But she has the guts to fight it out ‘I will be going through 12 sessions of chemotherapy’ writes Tahira when half way with 6 and rest she has the resolve ‘half the battle won and other half I want to fight’ good words from Tahira.

Man who robbed bengali star Rituparna nabbed by police

Odisha police has succeeded to arrest one Bodhisatwa Bhattacharya from Bhubaneswar who had allegedly robbed at the residence of Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta of cash and valuables. The accused had lodged himself in a city hotel in Bhubaneswar who had also tried to blackmail Sengupta for further cash to return the valuables. He will be produced before the court and will be taken on remand, say the police sources.


ACP in Delhi commits suicide jumping from 10th floor of police head quarters

An ACP of the Delhi police, in a shocking incident, jumped from the 10th floor of the police head quarter in Delhi and committed suicide. The dead officer’s body was found in the porch of the building. Suspense continues as the investigation is underway to ascertain the real cause behind the suicide by the ACP, Prem Ballabh who was 55 year old.

Dharmendra urges CM for quick steps at formation of plastic plant at Paradeep

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan has shot a letter to the chief minister Naveen Patnaik for quick initiatives towards the setting up of the plastic plant in Paradeep which is a joint venture of the state and the centre. Pradhan has emphacised that the proposed plant would ease up the requirements of investors and take up works on further infrastructural developments. He has sought the CM’s personal intervention.


Man gets back lost wallet from a stranger with extra cash and a note ‘celebrate’

It was a rare gesture of magnanimity. A man who lost his wallet in Las Vegas bound flight was lucky to have got it back. The stranger who returned it urged him to ‘celebrate’ adding extra cash. The wallet had $60, a $400 paycheck and a debit card and ID. The stranger made it round for $100 and returned with the note.

Earth observation satellite HysIS launched by ISRO along with 30 others

It was a big go ahead as India’s earth observation satellite HysIS was launched by ISRO along with 30 other foreign satellites which includes 23 from the US. It was launched from the First Launch Pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre  and the satellites were carried by the workhorse rocket PSLV-C43. It was the 45th flight of the PSLV.

Britain threatens to exit from EU over Brexit row

The protracted row over the Brexit has reached a boiling point as Britain has threatened to get out of the European union soon if Brexit fails to get through. The UK has , according to TV reports has issued the notice to the EU in this regard and if the row continues then Britain will eject out of EU soon.

Western Odisha lawyers boost demand for high court branch

The demand for setting up of high bench in Western Odisha has gained further momentum . Today, the striking lawyers have given a ‘bandh’ call in Jharsugda and the demand in fact has it’ s root in many parts and mainly so in Sambalpur for last few years. Picketing is going on in several areas barring Bolangir that still remains out of the club of lawyers of other districts.

2.0 budget for minute can hire an Engineer

A lot being talked about the  Rajnikant and Akhsay Kumar starer film 2.0 from the technical point of view. Made at a budget of Rs.543 crore the film on an average spends an amount in one minute that is more than the salary of an Engineer in present day situation. In one memes, seen in social media, they spend about Rs.7 lakh on each second of the film that is 65% of an Engineer’s salary.

ହକି ଉପରେ ସ୍ମାରକୀ ଡାକ ଟିକେଟକୁ ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କଲେ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ।

ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସଚିବାଳୟରେ ହକି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଉପଲକ୍ଷେ ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କରିଛନ୍ତି ସ୍ମାରକୀ ଡାକ ଟିକେଟ। ଭିନ୍ନ ଭିନ୍ନ ପାଞ୍ଚୋଟି ଡାକ ଟିକଟର ଉନ୍ମୋଚନ କରାଯାଇଥିଲା। ମୁଖ୍ୟତଃ ଓଡ଼ିଶାରେ ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ହକିର ଆୟୋଜନକୁ ସ୍ମରଣ ରଖିବା ପାଇଁ ଡାକ ଓ ତାର ବିଭାଗ ତରଫରୁ ଏହି ପଦକ୍ଷେପ ନିଆଯାଇଛି। ଏହି ଉତ୍ସବରେ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀଙ୍କ ସହିତ ମୁଖ୍ୟ ଶାସନ ସଚିବ ଏବଂ ଡାକ ବିଭାଗର ବରିଷ୍ଠ କର୍ମଚାରୀ ଉପସ୍ଥିତ ଥିଲେ। ଡାକ ବିଭାଗର ଏପରି ପଦକ୍ଷେପକୁ ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ପ୍ରଶଂସା କରିଥିଲେ।

ହକି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଉଦଘାଟନ ଉତ୍ସବରେ ସମସ୍ତେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାକୁ କଲେ ପ୍ରଶଂସା, ନବୀନଙ୍କୁ ପ୍ରଶଂସା କଲେ ଶାହାରୁଖ ଖାନ୍

ଭୁବନେଶ୍ୱର କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଷ୍ଟାଡିୟମରେ କିଙ୍ଗ୍ ଖାନ ଶାହାରୁଖ, ସଂଗୀତଜ୍ଞ ଏ.ଆର. ରେହେମାନ ଏବଂ ଅଭିନେତ୍ରୀ ମାଧୁରୀ ଦିକ୍ଷୀତ ସମସ୍ତେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାକୁ ପ୍ରଶଂସାରେ ପୋତି ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି। ଏପରିକି ହକି ଇଣ୍ଡିଆ ଏବଂ ଉଦଘାଟନ ସମାରୋହରେ ଯୋଗଦେଇଥିବା ବଲିଉଡ୍ କଳାକାରମାନେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଏପରି ପଦକ୍ଷେପକୁ ଭୂୟସି ପ୍ରଶଂସା କରିଛନ୍ତି। ଶାହାରୁଖ ଖାନ୍ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ପରି ରାଜ୍ୟରେ ଏପରି ବିଶ୍ୱ କପ୍ ଆୟୋଜନ ଦେଖି ତାଜ୍ଜୁବ୍ ବୋଲି କହିଥିଲେ। ଏପରିକି ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକଙ୍କୁ ସେ ଖୁସିରେ କୁଣ୍ଢାଇ ପକାଇଥିଲେ।

B-tech student advised not to pursue engineering after repeat failures

A B-Tech student was told by the Punjab & Haryana high court that he should not opt to be an Engineer after not passing 17 examinations spanning over nine years. The court rather advised him to choose some other subject rather than Engineering saying if he could not do in 17 exams then how in one attempt.

No food for Akshay during 2.0 shoots

2.0 co-star Akhsay Kumar fondly recollected how he had live on only liquid diet during the shoots of 2.0 movie because he had to shoot in prosthetic. Not allowed even food after shoots as his body size may change. Only milk-shake, juices and water all that he was allowed as his limbs must fit in to the prosthetic.

World title robbed for alleged topless posing

Past builds the stairs for the future. And that exactly happened with Mrs. Scotland, Natalie Pawelek, who had to give up her Mrs. Scotland 2018 title once an anonymous e-mail revealed how she had posed topless for a male magazine 13 years back. Which prompted the juries to ask her to relinquish the crown for which Natalie has alleged that the organizers have ‘body shamed’ her and must apologize.

Fear of death does not deter Musk from Mar’s trip

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and Tesla does not fear even if death stares on face during trip to Mars. The 47 year old first ever passenger on board a space shuttle despite a 70% chance of no survival. Neither cost nor fear deter from going personally to Mars. ‘I am talking about moving there if you have price per ticket around a couple hundred thousand dollars’ Musk said.

Indian student takes on Donald Trump on Global Warming

“brutal and extended Cold Blast could shatter all records- Whatever happened to Global Warming” tweeted Donald Trump and an Indian student rebutted back tweeting ‘I am 54 years younger than you. But even I can tell you that Weather Is Not Climate’. And her tweet in fact has gone viral.